in the vicinityVideoNSC official is expected to tell lawmakers that he was “concerned” by the trump card Ukraine call
Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander he received his opening statement to the house, the legislator says he does not believe that it was reasonable, necessary, to investigate a foreign government, a U.S. citizen; Catherine Herridge has the details.
A White house official testified behind closed doors on Tuesday that he had concerns about President Trump the July-phone call with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, the heart of the Democrats ” impeachment inquiry, according to prepared remarks — as the President crack the witness as a “Never-Trumper” and called for his account.
Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander he received his, who serves as Director of the National Security Council (NSC), arrived on Tuesday morning to testify to committees before the House Intelligence, oversight and Foreign Affairs. His prepared opening statement, which is expressed by Fox News, concerned about Trump’s desire to examine the Ukraine to political opponents. But to steal in the run-up to the statement, the President repeated the official via Twitter.
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“Why are the people I tweet never witness heard about the call” the trump card. “Just READ THE CALL TRANSCRIPT AND THE INDICTMENT HOAX IS OVER!”
He went on to tweet: “Allegedly, according to the Corrupt media, the Ukraine, the “concerned call” the today Never Trumper witness. He was on the same call that I was? Can’t be possible! Please ask him to read the transcript of the conversation. “Witch hunt!”
He also tweeted: “How many Never Trumpers may be evidence of a perfectly appropriate phone call, if everything is what do you have to READ THE log! I knew that the people in hear say on the call (why would I, a bit inappropriate?), that was fine with me, but why so many?”
The transcript of the call, as released by the White house, can be found here.
In fact, he received his statement, said in his opening that he “never had any direct contact or communication with the President.” The statement says, however, that he received his heard Trump is a July 25 call with Zelensky, which prompted a whistleblower complaint accuses Trump of trying wrong to pressure Ukraine in the exploration of the Democratic activities in the election in 2016, and Joe Biden and his son Hunter. The complaint then the prosecution request, led by house Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.
As a trump alluded to in his tweet, he received his said in his statement that he was “concerned about the call”, because he “did not think it was right to demand that a foreign government to investigate a U.S. citizen[.]”
He received his also said that in the weeks prior to the call, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland statements at a meeting with Ukrainian officials in Ukraine, the conduct of investigations and that the then National security adviser John Bolton “cut the meeting short” at this time.
He received his went on to say that during a debriefing after the meeting, Sondland discussed that it was important for Ukraine to investigate, the Democrats, the three-piece, and Burisma Holdings, the Ukrainian energy company, was used for the Hunter Biden as a member of the Board of Directors. He received his said, he said Sondland, that this was inappropriate and that he reported that his concern for the NSC ‘ s lead counsel.
Trump’s call with Zelensky was performed 15 days later, and he received his said he was among those who heard him, in the Situation Room when it happens.
Both Trump and Zelensky have found that there was no pressure exerted on Ukraine, the conduct of investigations.
Others have claimed that the trump card held back military assistance for Ukraine as a lever in the search for these investigations, although Trump insists there was no quid pro quo.
Sondland, who testified Oct. 17, said Trump told him it was not a quid pro quo.
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Also, to witness in this week, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Kathryn wheel Barger and the National security Council, the current Russia-and Europe-Director Tim Morrison are expected.
Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday the house will formally vote this week on a resolution to form and define the parameters of the Trump charge request. In a letter to the Democratic house lawmakers, Pelosi, the current, existing investigation” and “the process” for future investigative measures said that the resolution “reaffirms the.
Fox News’ Frank miles contributed to this report.